How Instagram Became A Hotspot For Vile Conspiracies And Election Disinformation

Instagram is poised to be one of the worst breeding grounds for political fake news ahead of the has largely escaped the leery eye cast upon its parent company and Twitter, which have taken most of the blame for housing foreign disinfBut a report Disinformation and the 2020 Election.” Rewarding Fake News I wanted to see firsthand how political disinformation performs on Instagram, so I created a new account and searched for profiles promoting QAnon — the viral, far-right that baselessly claims there’s a deep-state cabal of Satanic, liberal pedophiles trying to take down Trump. It wasn’t hard to find them. The first QAnon profile I saw had nearly 60,000 followers, and after I clicked on it, Instagram took the reins …

All of Donald Trumps Accusers: A Timeline of Every Alleged Grope and Assault

Editors Note: This article has been continuously updated as more accusers have emerged. In the years since All the Presidents Women: Donald Trump and the Making of a Predator, a new bookby journalists Barry Levine and Monique El-Faizy. The allegations amount to a substantial list of alleged sexual harassment and assault dating back to the early 1980s. Trump has denied every allegation against him. Late 1970sJessica Leeds claims Trump groped her on a flight: Leeds, now 74, reported last year, Ivana Trump said in a court deposition about their divorce that he violated her during sex following a violent attack. Ivana reportedly described the incident as rape to several confidantes. She later said she wouldnt describe the act as rape …

Couple die in sea while on holiday in Portugal

“It’s absolutely tragic. It’s devastated everyone who knew them.” Latest news from the West Midlands He said caves underneath rocks where the pair swam created a strong undercurrent which led to their deaths. Ms Fletcher was a mother-of-two and yoga teacher. Mr Johnson was a steward at Stoke City FC, Mr Cook said. A Foreign & Commonwealth Office spokesperson said: “Our staff are supporting the families of a British man and woman following their deaths in Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal and are in contact with the Portuguese authorities.” Related Topics Stoke-on-Trent Portugal Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

GOP challenger says Trump is a traitor for asking Ukraine and China to investigate Bidens

Washington (CNN)Former GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, a longshot candidate for the Republican nomination for president, on Sunday called President Donald Trump a “traitor” for asking Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, and again argued Trump should be impeached for asking other countries to “interfere in our election.” Walsh told Tapper that he is “not accusing this President of treason,” but he said Trump has betrayed the nation. “Our founders were very specific as to what treason is. But when you look at traitor more broadly defined, this President betrayed our country again this week,” Walsh said. During a contentious exchange with Walsh on the same program, former Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, who …

U.S. Intel Official Charged With Leaking Classified Info to Two Journalists

A U.S. intelligence official has been arrested and charged with leaking classified material to two journalists, the Justice Department announced on Wednesday afternoon. The official, Kyle Frese, appeared to be in a romantic relationship with one of the journalists, according to the Justice Department, citing social media pages. Zach Terwilliger, the U.S. attorney for the northern district of Virginia, whose office charged Frese, called the leaks dastardly and felonious. DOJ said in a press release that court-ordered surveillance caught Frese, a Defense Intelligence Agency counterterrorism analyst, sharing classified information with one of the two journalists in a phone call. The news is the latest example of DOJs

Pride at stake for both China and NBA over $4 billion fallout

(CNN)Five days after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey deleted his now famous tweet with the words “stand with Hong Kong,” the most popular sports league in the most populous country in the world is getting an earful from all directions. Two NBA developmental games have already been canceled, as well as a fan appreciation night, with mounting speculation that the showcase games may also be called off. At the heart of this dispute lies an issue of pride from both sides, said Gregory Stoller, a senior lecturer of strategy and innovation at Boston University’s business school, who has been consulting in China for 15 years. READ: China won’t show NBA preseason games as backlash over Hong Kong tweet grows …

Review: ‘Marriage Story’ is an emotional journey through a couple’s divorce

This review contains light spoilers. Marriage StoryNoah BaumbachSTREAMING: NetflixIts clear from the advertisements and trailers, which highlight the two perspectives, that is not out to paint either character as the bad person. Baumbach, who spoke Friday on a panel after a screening of the film at New York Film Festival, said that his intention was to make a love story in a different way. The filmmaker also covered divorce in his 2005 film, but focuses more on the couple and how their relationship evolved. When something isnt working, you see it in a more clear-eyed way, said Baumbach. In looking at divorce, I could explore marriage. Wilson Webb/Netflix (CC-BY) Were introduced to the couple through a montage of scenes from …

Instagram is killing its creepy stalking feature, the Following tab

Instagram is removing its Following tab, a feature that became better known as a stalking tool than one to aid with new account discovery, as the company had intended. Today, Instagram says that its Explore tab is the go-to place to find new people, places and hashtags to follow. Meanwhile, the Following tab is now only used by a small number of people on a regular basis. Combined, those factors were the key reasons behind its shutdown, we understand. But the Following tab wasn’t just unhelpful and therefore ignored by Instagram users — a number of people forgot, or never even knew, it existed in the first place. There are numerous stories of people’s illicit or private activities being outed …

Amber Guyger’s guilty verdict isn’t enough

a BBQ with your familybe shot seven timeschoked to death for smoking a pack of cigarettesOn Wednesday, Amber Guyger, an off-duty Dallas patrol officer who walked into the apartment of a Black man named Botham Jean and shot him to death, was to 10 years in prison for murder. Some may hail Guygers guilty verdict as a sign of justice. But research, like that done by professor Philip Stinson of Bowling Green State University, shows the outcome for Guyger is an exception, not the rule. From 2005 to 2017, arrested on murder or manslaughters charges were actually convicted. Stinson notes that roughly that police are arrested for occur while theyre off-duty. the blue wall of silence.political motivationslead prosecutorThe bias in …

McDonalds In Hong Kong Offers Wedding Parties For Less Than $400 And This Couple Tried It Out

Every couple has their own vision of the perfect wedding. And in Hong Kong, a surprisingly popular choice to have your ‘happily ever after’ is McDonald’s. The company there offers four different packages, ranging in cost from about $380 to $1275. The Happiness Party, which is the cheapest option, provides newlyweds with a two-hour venue rental along with basic audio equipment and the services of a master of ceremonies. On the other end of the spectrum, the deluxe Love Forever Party includes a two-hour venue rental, two McDonald’s balloon wedding rings, a balloon bridal bouquet, and a party MC. The decorations come with a romantic roses balloon arch, a heart-shaped balloon set, and a ‘love’ balloon table runner. Image credits: Image credits: …

“Infidelity Does Not Require 2 People to Have Sex”: The Truth About Emotional Affairs

ShareTweetPin It usually starts out innocently enough. Your spouse has to get an important project done and needs help from a co-worker. It’s only natural that they would talk about their personal lives when they are spending so much time together. Or maybe your spouse is scrolling through social media one day and finds that a former lover sent him/her a “friend” request. So they start to talk “for old time’s sake.” That’s all it is, just talk. But you can’t stop that nagging feeling in the pit of your stomach that something’s off. Then one day, it hits you. Is your spouse having an emotional affair? What is an Emotional Affair? In the past, most people defined an affair …

This Is Why Kylie Jenner And Travis Scott Broke Up | Betches

It feels like it’s been simultaneously 30 minutes and 84 years since Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott announced their split, though neither of those time frames are accurate. Just one day after the news that Kylie and Travis broke up, Kylie was spotted hanging out with her ex Tyga. Kris Jenner may work hard, but Kylie works quickly. Initially, we didn’t know the reason behind the split, and sources were only reporting that the two had decided to step away for a bit. Now, TMZ is claiming to know why Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott broke up, and they seem, in a word, like total bullsh*t. Sources apparently told TMZ that “their decision to break things off came weeks ago, following a very long …

I Went To A Sex Camp And It Wasn’t At All What I Expected | Betches

generalized anxiety for her entire life, getting dropped off and being stuck in a muddy, bug-infested campground to “socialize” with tons of annoying, snotty kids I couldn’t care less about for six hours, five days a week was NOT my version of a perfect summer. All I wanted to do was choreograph terrible dance routines to N*SYNC and Spice Girls songs and host 25-cent lemonade stands with my two favorite neighbors back in the comfort of my home. So yeah, camping was never my thing. But when a First off, the type of sex camp I went to was NOT an orgy in the woods, contrary to what every f*ckboy believed who slid into my Instagram DMs with unfunny jokes. …

Ronnie Ortiz-Magro’s Lawyer Speaks Out About Alleged Incident With Jen Harley – Perez Hilton

The relationship between Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and baby momma Jen Harley has been nothing if not dramatic! ICYMI, the Jersey Shore: Family Reunion In a statement to Us Weekly on Saturday, lawyer Scott E. Leemon shared: “The reporting of the alleged incident relating to Ronnie Magro yesterday is based upon pure speculation and innuendo. We are currently conducting our own investigation and will have no further comment until that has been concluded.” Confusing wording by the attorney considering Ronnie was literally arrested… can’t make that part up! Which part of being tased by the authorities is based on speculation? Meanwhile, the MTV personality seems to be focused on figuring out his next move, too. An insider shared (below) with the publication: “He’s …

17 Things That Happen When You Have An Anxious Mind But A Laid Back Personality

Brianna Wiest Updated October 2, 2019 Tony Ciampa Brianna Wiest Updated October 2, 2019 Tony Ciampa There’s really no such thing as having an “anxious mind.” There is only having your anxiety fueled by your thoughts (which is something that everyone experiences now and again). But the people who tend to feel it most intensely are those whose rapid thinking is in constant contrast to their super chill, laid back personalities. They never know when to fight or flight, everything seems like an over-reaction, and their self-angst is maxed out, because their hearts are calm and their heads are crazed, more often than they will ever admit. Here, all the things that happen when you have an anxious mind and …